How to Sign Up For iCloud – Detailed instructions with pictures
iCloud is a cloud storage service offered by Apple for its range of products such as iPhone and iPad. It can be used to store data and keep it safe in case your device is damaged. Signing up for it is easy! All you need is your iPhone or your iPad.
Here’s how you can sign up:
Step One: Go to Settings
Step Two: Tape on “Create a new Apple ID”
Step Three: Select your birthday
Step Four Enter your name
Step Five: Choose an email-address
Now you have to select the email address you will use for your Apple ID. The screen will look like this:
As you can see, you can use an existing email address or get a brand new @icloud.com email address made just for your icloud! Once you select one of the options, you will see this:
Type in your email and tap on “Next”.
Step Six: Enter a password
You now have to think of a password for your Apple ID. The screen will look like this:
Think of something easy to remember, but hard to guess for people apart from you. Something like your favourite fruit. Also, Apple requires you to have at least one number, uppercase letter, and lower case letter in your password, so if you want to make your password “banana” you will have to type it in as “Banana1” to make it secure enough. Done? Tap on next!
Step Seven: Select security questions
You will now have to select three security questions in a screen like this:
Some examples of what kind of questions you’d be able to choose from are:
Choose three questions one at a time and type in their answers. If you ever forget your password, Apple will ask you these questions before sending you a temporary password.
Step Eight: Add a rescue email
Step Ten: Terms and condition
Step Eleven: Check your email
Step Twelve: Log in with your new account
Done? Congratulations! You can now use iCloud to store your data!